Strong Qualities of Calabarzon as an Ideal Business Hub

Highly qualified human resource

Calabarzon region is gifted with talented, industrious and highly motivated people. Prospective employees could be selected from among the graduates of various schools and universities in the region.

Stable electricity supply

Calabarzon hosts several power plants that contribute electricity to the Luzon Grid. As of 2015, there are 17 power plants located in the region with an aggregate installed capacity of 6,918.50 MW and a dependable capacity of 6,136.50 MW. As of 2015 the region has 8 renewable energy power plants. The region provides 50% Luzon’s total energy requirement.

Good infrastructure

The region implements infrastructure projects in transportation, flood control, water resources, power and energy, social welfare, and information and communication technology. These infrastructure aims to support tourism, agricultural productivity, safe environment, electrification and mobility of people, goods and services. Major Infrastructure projects are being pushed for implementation and completion to complement rapid urbanization.

Highly-competitive LGUs

The Cities and Municipalities Index (CMCI) provides recognition to local government units (LGUs) with exemplary performance in four pillars of the index such as Economic Dynamism, Government Efficiency, Infrastructure, and Resiliency. Calabarzon received a total of twelve (12) out of seventy-five (75) awards given in 2018.

For 1st to 2nd Class Municipalities under the Economic Dynamism, Cainta, Rizal took the first rank, Taytay, Rizal on the second, and Sto. Tomas, Batangas on the third. For the Component Cities category, Imus, Cavite ranked third. Under the Government Efficiency pillar, Carmona, Cavite bagged the first place. Cainta, Rizal ranked third in the 1st and 2nd Class Municipalities under the Infrastructure pillar. Taytay, Rizal won big, ranking first in the 1st and 2nd Class Municipalities category under the Resiliency pillar and Overall Competitiveness. Tanauan, Batangas ranked first in Component Cities under the Resiliency pillar, and Cainta, Rizal placed second in the 1st and 2nd Class Municipalities for Overall Competitiveness.